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Twitter has provided us a date for streaming API shut-off time. August 16. It claims that only 1% of third-party apps use the service, and has introduced pricing plans for its new Activity API. Lots of people with disabilities are going to be essentially deprived of a voice.
I’m done with syndication. Let’s help people be themselves on the web. by Ben Werdmüller (Ben Werdmüller)The IndieWeb has long promoted the idea of POSSE: Publish on your Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere. In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, lots of platforms are re-evaluating their API policies. This is kind of rearranging the deck chairs on the privacy Titanic, because the problem was that all this data was collected in one place, not that there was an API that allowed third ...